Dr. Shirley Jackson

Shirley Ann Jackson better known as Dr. Shirley was in born 1946) is an American physicist. She became the first African American Woman to earn a doctorate degree at MIT. Jackson was also the second African American woman in the United States to earn a doctorate in physics………In 2009, President Barack Obama appointed Jackson to serve on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, a 20-member advisory group dedicated to public policy.